1. Steppes and deserts. Cataracts of the Orinoco. Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest. Hypsometric addenda. -- 2. Physiognomy of plants. On the structure and mode of action of volcanos, in different parts of the globe. The vital force, or the Rhodian genius. The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and the first view of the Pacific Ocean, from the crest of the Andes
Includes bibliographical references and index
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